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CE 11 Midterm ReviewFebruary 26, 20201
Topics1.Sustainable Development2.Environmental Impacts3.Population Growth4.Climate Change5.Air Pollution2
What is sustainable development?Brundtland Commission Definition:Sustainable development is developmentthat meets the needs of the present withoutcompromising the ability of futuregenerations to meet their own needs.Triple Bottom Line Analysis:EnvironmentSocialEconomics3Sustainability
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals4
Population GrowthLogistic Growth CurveExponential Growth CurveSource: Lecture 2Population Growth. Spring 20195When would we want to use an exponential growth model instead of a logistic growth model?Depending on the time scale, you could use both models to answer questions about population growth.
Population GrowthThe United States population in 2019 (t=0) is 326 million. Assume alogistical model and a 0.7% growth rate. At P = Pmax/2, the population isincreasing by 2 million people per year.1.What is the United States’ carrying capacity?
2. When will the United States reach half of its carrying capacity?
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7In 2019, the average worldwide electricity consumption per capita was 3MWh/person/year and the world population is 7.8 billion people. The total installedelectricity generating capacity is 53,804 million MWh/year. The world population

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